Playing DVD with Windows Media Player using DVD Pack

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DVD Pack is available as a plug-in to Windows Media Player versions 9 and above for an enhanced multimedia experience. To play DVD with Windows Media Player with DVD Pack, certain settings have to be done in the Windows Registry. The DVD Decoder Pack can be downloaded for free from the internet. After installing the DVD Decoder Pack on the computer, the Windows Registry must be opened using Regedit to make changes. In the registry key for Media Player, the EnableDVDUI key must be enabled to allow the DVD Decoder Pack to integrate with the Windows Media Player. Once the changes are done, the computer may have to be restarted to play DVD with Windows Media Player and DVD Pack.


  • This tip is designed to show you how to play a DVD with Windows Media Player using DVD Pack.
  • Note: To use DVD Pack, you should have at least WMP version 9 installed on your computer.

Getting Started

  • Download DVD Pack on the link below:
  • Then open the registry by: Start > Run > regedit
  • Double-click on the value EnableDVDUI
  • Modify the default value by YES
  • Close the registry and now test a DVD with Windows Media Player
  • If it does not work, restart your computer and try again
Published by deri58. Latest update on March 3, 2012 at 12:20 PM by Celia Gatward.
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